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an alliance with the business community. one of the biggest champions is that california chamber of commerce. we know it is good for business. and please, organized with the neighborhood bars. there are so many great neighborhood bars in this city that could add that neighborhood element to political organizing. and when you are a district supervisor, it is one thing to have nightclub owners come to you. it is another thing to have neighborhood business owners like bar owners coming to you. we need to organize as a bar owner and that will move us in a positive direction. i am optimistic about the future of night life in this city. i think we have turned a corner. there's a broader and broader consensus that this matters for the broader culture of san francisco. thank you. [applause] for many years, the entertainment commission -- >> for many years, the entertainment commission, which has been under the auspices of the city was guided by ed lee. he is now the mayor san francisco. he was going to be here today, but was called away. but he sent paul anderson to deliver a message. [applause] >>
. thankfully the voters in the state of california pass that allowing us not to move to 10 furlough days. that would be tragic for the students. for me the school continues to be a priority. it's a priority for our district and our city and many families. and unfortunately we made i commitment to the class of 2014-15, not just sfusd but something as a city. and to allow our students in our first two classes not to graduate at these alarming numbers. and particularly in the african-american and latino community would be a travesty. and i am certain that the district here on out would be committed to reallocate that the classes after 14 and 15 would have a different structure and set up of the budget. that decreases every year unfortunately. so i am going to make a motion to move this forward with recommendation. >> thank you, a motion to move forward with recommendation. supervisor oblos. >> thank you, i will second this motion and speaking as someone who has worked in the school district as a counselor and has parents in the school district. has children in the school district and is a p
to get to ocean much faster. narrator: cities throughout southern california converted natural rivers to these concrete channels, part of their storm drain systems. this allowed expanding development without the need for large flood plains. kharaghani: the los angeles river is approximately 51 miles. concrete reduces the size of the river that you need to carry the water because it speeds up the flow of water. if you'd like to remove all the concrete and to have natural system to carry the water to protect you from flooding, you need to have almost one mile on each side of the river set aside for transport of rain. so in order for the city to have use of those lands around the river, concrete made it possible to have minimum land so the water can be carried to the ocean in the fastest possible way. but, unfortunately, because of population growth and poor housekeeping, people are putting a lot of pollutants on the street and the streets are the openings to our stormwater sewer system. in an average year, 4,000 to 5,000 tons of trash ends up in long beach. man: we've created a system t
for travelers from northern california all the way to the pacific northwest. we're talking about what's going to feel like in a sense a hurricane, but it is really a winter storm, a massive one coming in. heavy rain, strong winds, and a lot of rain out of this system. you can see in the next 24 hours, the rain continues to stream in, and not just one to two inches of rain. we're talking about double digit amounts of rain, anywhere from 5 to 12 inches of rain, snowfall 8 plus in the cascade, inner mountain region. we have winter storm warnings, high wind warnings, flood watches, high wind watches stretching northern california to the pacific northwest, and it is going to continue right into the middle of the week, and it is going to be a mess both for airports and roads as well. matt? >> al, thank you very much. >>> the president is traveling overseas to start the week, but hoping democrats and republicans back in washington are hard at work on a compromise to avoid the looming fiscal cliff. so what's at stake if they can't? jim cramer, hose of "mad money" joins us. nice to see you. usa today
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